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Regional Hourly Observations For SULLIVAN County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    46  42  86 N14G21    29.88R                  
KANSAS C DTWN  CLOUDY    48  41  76 NW9G20    29.88R                  
LEE'S SUMMIT   CLOUDY    48  43  82 N14       29.87R                  
ST JOSEPH      CLOUDY    44  40  85 N14       29.91R                  
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     41  39  93 N8        29.88R                  
KIRKSVILLE     CLOUDY    38  38 100 NE15      29.87R FOG     WCI  29  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 52 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 29 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 15 mph with gusts at 24 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at West Plains. The lowest temperature is 38 degrees at Kirksville.

Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SULLIVAN County,MO

514 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

 Multiple rounds of storms return starting Sunday evening through the
middle of next week. Strong to severe storms are possible in eastern
KS and far western MO Sunday evening with hail being the main
concern. Confidence is low at this time though. With the multiple
rounds of storms expected, some localized flooding is also possible. 

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NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For SULLIVAN County, MO
1153 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 40. Temperatures steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Colder. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year

Declination 1.810000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:05 EDT Set 19:25 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:40 EDT Ends 19:51 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)

...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a 
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall 
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern 
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and 
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a 
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had 
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm 
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City 
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)

...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado 
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed 
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed 
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of 
the homes' rugs a mile away.  (NWS Louisville)

...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 
degrees.  (NWS Louisville)

...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved 
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark 
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five 
fatalities probably occurred.  (NWS Louisville)

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